Course Topics

Open Classes courses are electives offered in the Master of Library and Information Science and Master of Archives and Records Administration programs at the San José State University School of Information. Most of the electives offered in the master's degree programs are available through the Open Classes program on a space available basis. Courses are offered during the fall, spring, and summer sessions. Course selection and faculty vary each session.

Spring 2017 class topics include: Indigenous librarianship, Social Network Analysis and Social Analytics, Gamifying Information, Special Collections, EAD, RDA, Subject Analysis, Political Advocacy, Music Informatics, Psychology of the Information User, Legal Resources, Globalization of Information -- among many other exciting topics.The window to request classes for spring 2017 Open Classes will be from Dec.1 at 8 am Pacific, to Jan. 13, at 5 pm Pacific. The list of spring classes is available now.

Most of the 60+ electives offered in the MLIS and MARA graduate programs are available through the i.School Open Classes program.